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Want more women in top positions? Provide them with more flexibility at work

Heejung Chung, Mariska van der Horst


Do humans suffer a psychological low in midlife? Two approaches (with and without controls) in seven data sets

David G. Blanchflower, Andrew J. Oswald

PsychologyWell BeingHealthLife Course Analysis


Exploring the value of Understanding Society for neighbourhood effects analyses

Gundi Knies

Area EffectsGeographySurveys


Employee satisfaction and use of flexible working arrangements

Daniel Wheatley

Labour MarketWell Being


Autonomy in paid work and employee subjective well-being

Daniel Wheatley

Sociology Of LabourLabour MarketOrganizations And FirmsWell Being


Where do cultural omnivores come from? The implications of educational mobility for cultural consumption

Tak Wing Chan, Heather Turner

EducationArtsSocial Mobility


Living apart together and cohabitation intentions in Great Britain

Rory Coulter, Yang Hu

Family Formation And DissolutionLife Course AnalysisSociology Of HouseholdsSocial Psychology


Recording sexual orientation in the UK: pooling data for statistical power

Joanna Semlyen

Statistical AnalysisPsychologyWell BeingHealthSurveys


Good childhood report 2017

Larissa Pople, Gwyther Rees

PsychologyYoung PeopleWell BeingSocial Psychology


The local roots of the participation gap: inequality and voter turnout

John Bartle, Sarah Birch, Mariana Skirmuntt

PoliticsArea EffectsGeographyElections. Electoral Behaviour


Unemployment and inflammatory markers in England, Wales and Scotland, 1998–2012: meta-analysis of results from 12 studies

Amanda Hughes, Meena Kumari, Anne McMunn, Mel Bartley

MedicineUnemploymentWell BeingHealthBiology


Housework share between partners: experimental evidence on gender-specific preferences

Katrin Auspurg, Maria Iacovou, Cheti Nicoletti

PsychologyWell BeingSociology Of Households


Sexual orientation health inequality: evidence from Understanding Society, the UK Longitudinal Household Study

Cara L. Booker, Gerulf Rieger, Jennifer B. Unger

Drug/Alcohol AbuseDisabilityPsychologyWell BeingHealth


Who moves up the social ladder in the UK?

Glenna F. Nightingale, David McCollum, Annemarie Ernsten

DemographySocial ChangeSocial StratificationSocial Mobility


The gender pay gap

Malcolm Brynin

Labour MarketHouseholdsWages And Earnings


Levels or changes?: Ethnic context, immigration and the UK Independence Party vote

Eric Kaufmann

PoliticsPublic OpinionArea EffectsElections. Electoral BehaviourDemographyMigrationSocial ChangeEthnic GroupsRace Relations


Having a bad job can be worse for your health than being unemployed, says study

Tarani Chandola, Nan Zhang


Bad job bad health: study highlights impact of poor quality jobs

Tarani Chandola, Nan Zhang


Bad jobs worse for health than unemployment: study

Tarani Chandola, Nan Zhang


Study reveals why having a bad job is better than unemployment

Tarani Chandola, Nan Zhang


Having a bad job can be worse for your health than being unemployed

Tarani Chandola, Nan Zhang


Having any job at all is better than being unemployed, right?

Tarani Chandola, Nan Zhang


Children with special educational needs far more likely to be unhappy at school, study finds

Matt Barnes, Eric Harrison


Data quality in the Understanding Society youth self-completion questionnaire

Aigul Mavletova, Peter Lynn

Young PeopleSurvey MethodologySocial Stratification


People who experience arts more likely to donate to charity – new research

Julie Van de Vyver, Dominic Abrams